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Many cities are already demonstrating their commitments to a more sustainable future and there are many excellent examples of green urban development, according to a new FAO publication called "Forests and sustainable cities - Inspiring stories from around the world" launched on the occasion of the International Day of Forests.

Deforestation of the Amazon is about to reach a threshold beyond which the region's tropical rainforest may undergo irreversible changes that transform the landscape into degraded savanna with spar

Oil palm plantations in Malaysian Borneo host a lower number of frog species than forests in same area.

NEW DELHI: The high pollution in Delhi is proving a threat to the capital’s smallest known vertebrate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kachchh Camel Breeders Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding construction and other activity leading to destruction of mangroves in Kutch District by Deendayal Port Trust. NGT directs a joint inspection to be conducted and a report be filed by the Gujarat State Pollution Control Board and Central Pollution Control Board.

Although Kerala has been a top rubber grower in India, the plant was first introduced in the Northeast by the regional forest department in the 1960s

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Conservation of Biodiversity, 16/03/2018. India has developed 12 National Biodiversity Targets (NBTs) in line with the global Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report on the imp

Up to half of plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and the Galapagos, could face local extinction by the turn of the century due to climate change if carbon emissions continue to rise unchecked.

Terpios hoshinota is an encrusting cyanobacteriosponge which grows aggressively over live coral colonies and has been reported to undergo outbreaks which kill corals. In an underwater survey conducted on the reefs of Gulf of Mannar, an outbreak of this coral-invading sponge was witnessed for the first time.

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